We have talked to many students who cleared NEET (AIPMT) and AIIMS MBBS entrance examinations in the past, about this specific question: What are the best books for NEET preparation? The responses from the majority of them points to one direction. This is what they said - "75% questions asked in NEET are from NCERT books", "For studying chemistry and biology for NEET, refer to NCERT books.", "NCERT and previous years question papers are the key to success in NEET." So the clear winner is NCERT, and it's not wrong to say that NCERT is the best book for NEET preparation.
You may not be required to study from too many books if you follow a good NEET study material of a coaching. The study material is prepared specifically for NEET level concepts and questions.
Best Biology Books for NEET
NCERT Biology of Class XI and XII
Trueman's Biology Vol 1 and 2
MTG Objective NCERT at your Fingertips
Pradeep Publication's Biology
Best Physics Books for NEET
Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
D C Pandey Objective Physics
Best Chemistry Books for NEET
Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
Elementary Problems in Organic Chemistry for NEET/AIIMS by M. S. Chauhan
Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for class 11th and 12th
Note : Avoid using multiple books and material in your preparation. Referencing multiple sources, books and study materials, for similar topics and chapters, uses a lot of cognitive load of the memory. Quality matters more than quantity in NEET preparation.
FAQs on Best Books for NEET Preparation:
How many books are required for NEET preparation?
If you don't have NEET coaching modules then one MCQ book each for Physics, Chemistry and Biology is required. For Chemistry, you can take separate books for Organic and Physical.
Which is the best place to buy NEET books?
You can buy NEET books at a very good discount on Amazon. The delivery takes 2-3 days and there is also a return policy if you didn't like the quality of the book.
Which book is best for the medical entrance exam?
NCERT textbooks are the best books for common medical entrance exam i.e. NEET-UG. Along with them you can refer to extra books for solving MCQs and further practice.
Which is the best Biology book for NEET?
Without a doubt NCERT is the best Biology book for NEET. Objective NCERT at your FINGERTIPS is good for practicing MCQs in Biology.
Which is the best Physics book for NEET?
H. C. Verma and D C Pandey are the best Physics books for NEET. It's good to read NCERT Physics at the same time.
Which is the best Chemistry book for NEET?
For Chemistry, along with NCERT, O.P. Tandon and M. S. Chauhan are considered as good books for NEET.